Man kills wife and shoots himself in front of 10-year-old daughter

A 10-year-old girl witnessed her mom get shot in the head and her dad try to kill himself on Saunders Circle in Belvedere, KZN.

The Reaction Unit South Africa (RUSA) Tongaat Operations Centre received numerous calls about the incident and they sent reaction officers who arrived there around 5:58 PM.

Paramedics from a Private Ambulance Service were attending the man who shot himself in the head, They also found a woman dead with a gunshot wound in the driveway. She was the man’s wife, but they were separated.

According to reports the man works as an Armed Response Officer for a national company. It is alleged that he came in his work uniform and car to pick up the child when they began to argued. During the argument he shot his wife and then himself.

10 year old girl witnesses mother's murder

The crime scene

Four bullet casings were found at the scene. The man was severely injured and taken to the hospital. The children was was hurt physically but emotionally shaken and traumatized.


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